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95 Health Groups to Philip Morris International: Stop Selling Cigarettes

published an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. The move was prompted by a similar recommendation from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, which had b
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2017 17:48
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[Europe, UK] Anti-smuggling proposal 'may let tobacco industry in by back door'

Tobacco campaigners are concerned that new draft proposals from the European commission for a system to prevent cigarette smuggling may let the industry in by the back door. The illicit trade in cigarettes has become a major problem worldwide. A study i
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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[UK] E-cigarette use by teenagers doesn´t lead to smoking, experts state

analysis has concluded that most e-cigarette experimentation among young people does not lead to regular use. And levels of regular e-cigarette use in young people who have never smoked remain very low, according to the study – a collaboration between t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 04:19
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[UK] Funding cuts result in fewer people accessing smoking cessation services, says charity

(ASH) said that as a result of funding cuts, fewer smoking cessation services were available for people who needed support to quit smoking Cuts in public funding could have resulted in fewer people receiving evidence based support to quit smoking, a pub
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:00
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[UK] Swift action by the ASA finds marketing of e-cigarettes using a 7-year-old not ‘socially responsible’

ASH was informed by the ASA Tuesday 22nd August that the company had agreed to remove the advertising images showing the child in their branded clothing without the need for the ASA to launch a formal investigation. The ASA found that the company was in
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 17:46
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[UK, USA] PRICE HIKE Adding 80p to a pack of cigarettes ‘could help millions of smokers quit’ – as experts say smoking bans DON’T work

The research, published in the journal Epidemiology, did show that smoking bans in bars and restaurants did not appear to have any effect on smoking behaviour. While more investigations are needed to see if this is true, Dr Mayne said it's possible that
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 19:01
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[UK] ASH Comment on Vapour Love sponsorship

The ASA rules expressly forbid the use of children...the promotion of this sponsorship through social media constitutes advertising. It is of particular concern that these promotional photographs were linked to a 7 year olds twitter account including requ
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Nicotine patches and gum ‘DON’T help smokers quit – and most use them while STILL smoking’

a new study from the University of California has found that, without counselling, NRT hardly ever works and smokers continue to puff on fags while using the therapy. Worse still, they claim tobacco companies have known this for years.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:20
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[UK] New Government data shows valuable Stop Smoking Services continue to decline

"Despite impressive ambitions in the Government’s recently published Tobacco Control Plan these highly successful services have been left under-funded. The Government must put its money where its mouth is and provide proper investment to local authorities
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:36
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco-free dream set to go up in smoke

Ash Scotland warns that a change in government policy is needed if smoking is to stubbed out in Scotland
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:06
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